27 Dec
The Sunset Strip's Roxy Theater kicks off the 20th Anniversary of hip-hop's most beloved party album

In our humble opinion, there is no better hip-hop party album ever recorded than the Pharcyde’s stellacular Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde. It is pure celebration in sonic form (oh how many brain cells we’ve happily surrendered to “Oh Shit”). In honor of The Pharcyde’s groundbreaking 1992 debut, (which, by the way, was quoted as Kanye […]

The Elf has been documenting her plight with unemployment here for awhile now in her Bureaucracy for Breakfast series (read previous posts HERE), and since Day One she’s been trying everything from auditioning for Jerry Springer because it paid $500 to speaking gibberish in a meditation class. Well last month she traveled to Guadelupe Island, Mexico […]

An absolutely amazing concept so brilliant, it’s hard to believe it actually exists. Filipino artist Louie Cordero usually manifests his art thru painting, but in his latest exhibit “My We” he’s created 4 fiberglass figures which have been impaled with weapons of every sort. The bodies are thrown against the walls, and crawling on the […]

7 Jan
Mad Decent's tropical beauty Maluca tells us about her esquina

Coordinates: New York City via Maluca Diplo’s Dominican-via-Bronx-via-Manhattan protégé Maluca dropped her debut video for “El Tigeraso” (Mad Decent) in December, a merengue/reggaeton/cumbia blast with a hearty serving of electro thrown in for the kids. Besides being easy on the eyes, the girl sets her hair with beer cans for rollers. What’s there not to […]